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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 7:16:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 41%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 07:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 15' South, Longitude: 149° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.18 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.81 miWest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 miNorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 26' 22.9"948.64 miWest0° 06' 24.7"7.35 miNorth948.96 mi
24 hours13° 04' 01.9"858.52 miEast3° 00' 29.3"206.86 miNorth889.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lindeman IslandSun 5:16 PM244 km152 miles132 nmSouth S
CairnsSun 5:16 PM394 km245 miles213 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbySun 5:16 PM997 km620 miles539 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneSun 5:16 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSun 6:16 PM1515 km941 miles818 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsSun 4:46 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Sun 6:16 PM1741 km1082 miles940 nmSouth S
Canberra *Sun 6:16 PM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmSouth S
JayapuraSun 4:16 PM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port VilaSun 6:16 PM2022 km1257 miles1092 nmEast E

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